This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for the worldwide business use tablet shipments by operating system (OS) and user type (consumer, individual liable, and corporate liable). This study is part of IDC's continuing research with respect to mobile devices. Findings in this document are based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources during the past six months.
"Although consumer shipments of slate tablets decline, business use detachable tablet shipments will continue to see increased growth in the market as businesses and individual consumers alike opt for productivity-focused detachable tablets during upgrade cycles." — Bryan Bassett, IDC's research analyst for Enterprise Mobility: Device Solutions